Coming Home!

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Papa as a young soldier in WWII Henri Pote (October 15, 1924 – November 2, 2013) Yesterday evening, my father, Henri Pote, went home to be with Jesus.  His last hours in this life were spent peacefully, at home with … Continue reading

Bustin’ Bronc’s

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In case you missed last week’s post, I am not a horseman.  I don’t want to misrepresent myself in writing posts about horses.  This is not a how-to post on training horses, because I lack the knowledge required to write such a post. … Continue reading

The Skilless Horseman

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  I am not a horseman. I want to make this perfectly clear. When people ask, I always answer, “No, I’m not a horseman.” Now, any of you who visit my personal Facebook page know that I spend a fair … Continue reading

Remarriage and Acceptance

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A couple of weeks ago, I was surfing radio stations while driving, and landed on a Focus on the Family recorded broadcast.  The topic was ministering to couples in a second or third marriage –  a topic close to my heart.  I … Continue reading

First Impressions

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A convenience store I frequent recently hired a new employee.  She looks to be in her early twenties…around the age of my daughters.  She has multiple face piercings and a purple punked-out hairdo. The first time she waited on me, … Continue reading

Light in the Darkness

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Reposted and updated from January 5, 2012.  It seemed particularly appropriate in light of recent tragedies at a normally joyous time of year. The people who walk in darkness Will see a great light; Those who live in a dark … Continue reading

Why I Speak Out

I am a Christian.  I believe the Bible is the inspired word of God.  I prescribe to a literal, conservative interpretation of God’s word.  I love studying biblical covenants, and find a deep richness of covenant references throughout the Bible.  I view covenant as a common thread woven through both testaments, tying promises in Genesis to prophecies in Revelation.  I often describe our God as a covenant God for Whom all interactions with mankind are based on covenant.  Covenant relationships and the keeping of covenant vows are a very big deal to me.

So why does someone, with my background and convictions, write posts titled “Divorce is Sin…Says Who?”  “Free to Remarry,” and “The It-Takes-Two Lie”?

I have been accused, by people who don’t know my story, of trying to justify the divorce of my first marriage… Click HERE to continue.

I am guest-blogging today, at http://danerickson.net/ [LINK BROKEN…Dan started over on his blog.  So I have reposted on my own blog and redirected the links]  Won’t you join me here?

[Linked to God Bumps , Scribing , WIP , Graceful , Wellspring ]

 

Light of the World

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Then Jesus again spoke to them, saying, “I am the Light of the world; he who follows Me will not walk in the darkness, but will have the Light of life. (John 8:12) Light!  What is light? Is light energy?  … Continue reading

My Greatest Adventure – A Step of Faith

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Adventure:  (1) An exciting or unusual experience; a bold, usually risky undertaking, with an uncertain outcome.  (2) Broadly refers to any enterprise that is potentially fraught with physical, financial or psychological risk, such as a business venture, a love affair, … Continue reading

Covenant Abuse

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…to love, honor, and cherish, from this day forward, so long as we both shall live… The solemnity and vision of those sacred marriage vows still raise my head a little higher and leave me in a reflective mood every … Continue reading